[Dovecot] Maildir feature I'd like to see - SSD for newer messages
Javier de Miguel Rodríguez
javierdemiguel at us.es
Thu Dec 23 21:37:25 EET 2010
On Thu, 23 Dec 2010 11:27:45 -0800, Marc Perkel <marc at perkel.com>
> SSD drives are very fast but expensive. So I have a crude idea that
> I'd like to see. May not be practical but would like to get some
> thoughts on it.
You are asking about automatic storage tiering. You can get what you
want in a transparant way, independient
of Dovecot. Some storage vendor (search for Fully Automated Storage
Tiering - FAST from EMC or Compellent, recently
bought by Dell) get what you are asking for.
If the budget is low, you can achive a "poor´s man" storage tiering
with some shell scripting, cron and soft links; Or you can look at
http://code.google.com/p/fscops/ for a more mature implementation. Or
just use ZFS and "hybrid storage pools"
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